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in my view are willing to basically deficit spend and run us into a fiscal problem. republicans are unwilling to touch revenue so say let -- let's deficit spend and democrats are unwilling to address government spending so they deficit spend. both sides which is why this country does not trust washington. >> i want to get quickly to another issue, chuck hagel's confirmation hearing this week. not even the white house would defend his performance. here's a piece of it. >> i support the president's strong position on containment, as i said. if i said that, meant to say that i -- obviously his position on containment, we don't have a position on containment. >> we do have a position on containment, which is that we do not favor containment. >> he was kind of a surprise there from chuck hagel, probably not going to hurt his chances of confirmation, is even getting some republicans -- >> i think he's going to make it but if you have to clarify your clarification, you're in trouble, no. i mean if we compare, for instance, what he went through with what hillary clinton did with the ben
,000 employees and we still are operating at a deficit. >> the deliveries of letters will stop august 5th and postal customers we talk to this morning were mixed in their reaction. >> we wouldn't miss anything, to be truthful. if they can't deliver it on saturday, they will deliver it friday or monday. >> will you miss saturday mail? >> yes i have a business and i pick up mail. >> she would still be able to get her mail at the post office if she has a p.o. box but it is home delivery and letter delivery that will stop. more coming up on abc7 news at 4:00. still ahead, the push for stricter gun control gets some star power. with celebrities talking about ending gun violence. advocates of allowing gays in the boy scouts will have to wait a little long >> in texas, six people are believed to have drown after a watery crash involving a van full of undocumented immigrants. the van crashed into a stock tank providing. drinking water if animals. ten were found alive. police south of san antonio tried to pull the van over for a broken taillight but the driver took off and lost control. on capitol
more time to come up with a permanent solution for reducing the deficit. >> we should give them the chance to come up with the budget instead of making cuts costing us jobs and significantly slow down our recovery. >> the president says the u.s. economy is poised for progress in the coming year and predicted it will fall below the $1 trillion mark. >> sources tell ap tonight the pentagon is ready to offer limited benefits to same-sex partners of gay service members. likely toin clud health and welfare benefits. dpeens secretary has not made a decision because federal law prohibits him from recognizing same-sex marriages. british lawmakers voted in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage. legislation would enable same-sex couples to get married in civil and religious ceremonies. the prime minister championed the bill despite opposition from within his party. before it becomes plau it must still pass the house of lord autos as we continue here, coming up, governor brown's response to a texas raid on california jobs. >> and >>> because gas prices are high it turns out we're driving l
.4 trillion at the end of president bush's second term. experts say the deficit could drop by 2015. >> today, british parliament legalized same-sex marriage that7:ru:u&d allow couples to get married in both civil and religious ceremonies if instit yug as agree to it. it needs to pass a final vote next week. the u.s. military appears ready to extend benefits to same-sex partners of service members. a final decision has not been made on which benefits would be included. pentagon is likely to aallow the partners to have access to some programs. the pentagon repealed a ban on openly gay service men and women 16 months ago stit of florida's python challenge seems to beç&ój paying dividen. the commission says 50 nonnative pythons have been captured during the first three weeks of the competition. officials organized this contevt to raise awareness about the snake's threat to wildlife. about 1500 participants joined the hunt, it ends next week. the person corralling the longest python wins $1500. and those are large. >> coming up, baby boomers living longer than parents but are they living longe
: this morning, president obama is calling on congress to put aside their differences to reduce the deficit and promote economic growth. >> what we need instead is balanced approach. of course, let's cut what we can't afford but let's make the investments we can't afford to live without. the things that will help america compete for the best jobs and new industries. >> carolyn: president says the economy is poised to expand this year after 2.2 million jobs were created last year. republicans say this is the chance for congress to begin balancing the nation's checkbook jumpstart go the economy and restoring faith in our government. >>> energy secretary steven chu is stepping down. the former head of the berkeley lawrence lab drew a lot of fire but as political reporter mark matthews, he also drew a lot of talent to the department as he worked to reshape its mission. >> at the white house, president obama thanked him for his service. >> he has been a great friend over the past four years working on energy issues but also designing a cap to plug a hole in the gulf of mexico when nobody else co
the record budget deficits. city leaders indicate they would support modest raises but the police officers association argues bigger raises are needed to keep officers from leaving. the union has called for opening negotiations to be public. >> trading is underway on wall street. here is a live look at the big board with the dow down 44 points and we are under the 14,000 mark. we will go to jane king at the new york stock exchange but, first, developing news, a triple murder in a north bay home. what is happening tomorrow at the crime scene. >> novato, oakland, sunnyvale, and all bay area. this is abc7 news. >> it is time to take a look at snow pack. it is not good news. 82 percent of statewide percentage of normal so we should have more than this just to this date not including what we are supposed to get the rest of the month and all of march before the season helps april 1. radar shows it is dry across the state. we have temperatures in the upper 50's and low 60's with sunshine through the vietnam and same for los angeles and san diego and 46 in day he and a couple of inches is all for
they have previously accepted to help limit layoffs during record budget deficits. city leaders indicated they would support modest raises but the police officer association argued bigger raises are needed to keep the officers from leaving the department. the union has also called for opening negotiations to the public. >> the boy scouts of america could vote soon on whether to lit a policy that excludes gay members and leaders at the headquarters in texas. the proposal would allow individual troops to decide how to address the issue. a conservative group in texas organized a prayer vigil for this morning. the organization is expected to issue a statement today either way. >> the nasdaq exchange could be paying millions over facebook's botched initial public offering. the "wall street journal" reports that nasdaq is in talks with the government to pay $5 million in penalties, only 1 percent of the money lost by brokers and investors. last may, on the morning of the i.p.o. technical problems delayed the trading of the facebook shares and the nasdaq is offering to compensate customers $62 m
out for the first time since president obama took office, the federal deficit will drop below $1 trillion. last friday, the dow jones closed above 14,000 for the first time in more than five years. january brought modest job growth and for the big three automakers, double digit gains. and for ten consecutive months, housing prices have gone up. it's a seller's market. yesterday, president obama warned congress to avoid any self-inflicted wounds. rob and diana, back to you. >> so if you're trying to do the math here and keep up, we remember that deal at the end of the year. that's what set the taxes higher for those making $400,000 and as part of that deal, they put off those massive cuts. now they're saying march 1. that is different from the may deadline they've come up with, which is the debt ceiling. so they've passed a law to temporarily not enforce that debt ceiling until may. so two big deadlines. march 1 and may 18. >> we do a lot of kicking the can. but almost always they come to a resolution in the 11th hour, like karen said. and there is some encouraging news, 157,000 n
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